Meaning of phage

phage

Pronunciation: (fāj), [key]
— n.
  1. bacteriophage.

-phage

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form meaning “a thing that devours,” used in the formation of compound words, esp. the names of phagocytes: macrophage.
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